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autumnnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈɔː.təm/ us   /ˈɑː.t̬əm/ US usually fall
A2 the season of the year between summer and winter, lasting from September to November north of the equator and from March to May south of the equator, when fruits and crops become ready to eat and are picked, and leaves fall: We like to travel in (the) autumn when there are fewer tourists. Last autumn we went to Germany. It's been a very mild autumn. autumn colours/leaves an autumn day/evening

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autumnnoun [C/U]

us   /ˈɔ·t̬əm/
the season of the year between summer and winter, lasting from September to December north of the equator and from March to June south of the equator; fall
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Translations of “autumn”
in Korean 가을…
in Arabic الخَريف…
in Malaysian musim luruh…
in French automne…
in Russian осень…
in Chinese (Traditional) 秋天,秋季…
in Italian autunno…
in Turkish sonbahar…
in Polish jesień…
in Spanish otoño…
in Vietnamese mùa thu…
in Portuguese outono…
in Thai ฤดูใบไม้ร่วง…
in German der Herbst…
in Catalan tardor…
in Japanese 秋…
in Chinese (Simplified) 秋天,秋季…
in Indonesian musim gugur…
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